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Fitness Giant Energizes Group Exercise With Zumba® Fitness
AFAA, the world's largest provider of fitness instructor certifications, announced this month that it aims to meet the rising demand for group exercise training at health clubs with a new program....
The Aerobics and Fitness Association of America and Zumba® Fitness have collaborated to create "A Taste of ... Zumba" Home Study program for instructors at an affordable price. Both AFAA and Zumba® created this program to help personal trainers and group exercise instructors meet recent industry trends.
An annual fitness industry study recently revealed that 84 percent of health club clients attend group exercise training over other types of fitness activities such as cardio circuit training. The study also revealed that group exercise training is gaining popularity.
"If you have always wanted to get up and dance but never could quite get the steps, Zumba® is for you," says Dorette Nysewander, AFAA spokeswoman. "Instruction is fun, simple and within a few short lessons you will be moving and dancing like the stars."
"A Taste of ... Zumba" Home Study introduces instructors to the concept of dancing away calories in an exciting and vibrant environment that their clients enjoy. The program is an excellent introductory step before joining the scores of instructors who attend Zumba's specialized workshops worldwide.
"By collaborating, AFAA and Zumba® will reach tens of thousands of fitness enthusiasts—
AFAA says instructors who take the "A Taste of ... Zumba" Home Study program will learn many choreography-
The Home Study program includes an instructional DVD, a Zumba® Fitness music CD, and AFAA's Home Study Manual. The program is worth 6 Continuing Education Units for certified instructors.
Since 1983, AFAA has been the world's largest fitness and TeleFitness®
About Zumba® Fitness:
Zumba's whirlwind entrance into the fitness industry took everyone by surprise. In a few short years, Zumba Fitness® has sold millions of DVDs and made its presence known in thousands of facilities in over 35 countries worldwide with more than 20,000 Zumba Fitness® instructors. Zumba has been featured thousands of times in worldwide media such as the New York Times®, CNN®, The Today Show®, and more. Zumba Fitness LLC estimates that there are over 4 million people taking Zumba classes on a weekly basis.
For more info visit: www.afaa.com
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